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CoolEdge - REBEL MEDIA: You\'re a grand old flag - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Were you there after Katrina or some other hurricane? That was a rather unique situation, and many of those billions got poured into the wrong pockets. (and any comparison to the war and famine of Somalia is absurd) That is the problem with throwing ever more billions into education or welfare or any top down political solution. There are always many lined up for political payback, and another…
pjohnf - Amending Illinois Constitution a tough path for pension reform - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Just because it's going to be hard to get done doesn't mean it shouldn't be attempted. Anything worth doing is going to be hard. The politicians need to stop worrying about their political futures and concentrate on doing what's right for Illinois and its citizens. Illinois politicians need to take care of the tax payers and quit kowtowing to government sector unions.
pjohnf - Quinn, Rauner use jobs claims as campaign weapons - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Governments or Governors don't create jobs, they can only create an atmosphere for private sector job growth. That means a low tax rate for businesses and less onerous regulations for businesses. The one good thing I saw was a decline in government jobs which is good thing. The unemployment rate is a bogus number as it doesn't truly reflect how many people are really working. What we need…
CoolEdge - REBEL MEDIA: You\'re a grand old flag - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
thanks for the link Not sure why it doesn't come right up with Google. I have to put "qteaparty.com " in for Google to bring it up. Just Qteaparty works for Bing, or even "quincy tea party". Anyway, maybe everyone here can do the search on Google, so the name will start coming up more easily on Google. I'll make it to a meeting one day ... looks like you've had good speakers, but…
AYHSMB - REBEL MEDIA: You\'re a grand old flag - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If you really think about it, the government must want it this way, otherwise, they would try to change it. Anyway, if you read the comment section of eaglebeaky's post, and mine, you'll see there is much disagreement on how the numbers and stats are figured.

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1 year, 8 months ago by Bob Gough

Proceeds will benefit curriculum, technology, fine arts and athletics; Grand Prize awarded at Showcase of Excellence

The QHS Alumni Association (QHSAA) will conduct the Big Blue Raffle to raise money for Quincy Public Schools. 

The grand prize of $100,000 will be announced on March 9 at the Showcase of Excellence.  In addition to the grand prize, the following prizes will be awarded at athletic and fine art events leading up to March 9:

  • 1 - $25,000
  • 1 - $10,000
  • 1 -  $5,000
  • 10 -  $1,000 prizes
  • 20 -  $500 prizes
  • 66 -  $250 prizes

5000 tickets will be sold for $100/ticket. Ticket sales will begin on November 19. Tickets may be purchased:

  • in person at the QHSAA office, from designated raffle agents, or in the office of any of the Quincy Public Schools
  • online at www.qhsalumniraffle.com on or after November 19, 2012
  • by fax, the online entry form may be downloaded from www.qhsalumniraffle.com and submitted by fax to the QHSAA office at (217) 224-5055
  • by telephone at (217) 223-8700 for pickup at the QPS Board of Education

Monies raised will go to support QHSAA activities and Quincy Public Schools activities including:

  • Curriculum
  • Technology
  • Fine Arts
  • Athletics

For more information and official rules, visit www.qhsalumniraffle.com.

 


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